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2008-09-23 09:00:36

PROVO -- Provo has earned recognition as a Preserve America community from first lady Laura Bush. U.S. Department of Agriculture representative Yenie Tran will present a certificate to Mayor Lewis Billings at a celebration Wednesday at 10 a.m. on the front lawn of the Provo City Library, 550 N. University Ave. Bush is honorary chairwoman of Preserve America, a Bush administration initiative that encourages communities to preserve and enjoy their local heritage. Provo's application...

2008-08-30 12:00:28

THE MORMON MILE is a nondenominational race to commemorate pioneers. The Mormon Mile will be held at This Is the Place Heritage Park, in Salt Lake City, on Labor Day, Sept. 1, at 8 a.m. The park is at 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave. This race is designed to be family friendly, with a special family rate, and will wind throughout the park, starting at the Smoot House, and finishing at the Brigham Young Home at the west end of the park. Read the full story at MormonTimes.com (c) 2008 Deseret...

2008-08-25 09:00:59

The Mormon Mile is a nondenominational race to commemorate pioneers. The Mormon Mile will be held at This Is the Place Heritage Park, in Salt Lake City, on Labor Day, Sept. 1, at 8 a.m. The park is at 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave. This race is designed to be family friendly, with a special family rate, and will wind throughout the park, starting at the Smoot House, and finishing at the Brigham Young Home at the west end of the park. Read the full column at MormonTimes.com (c) 2008 Deseret...

2008-08-02 21:00:11

By Peggy Fletcher Stack, The Salt Lake Tribune Aug. 2--After six years of unprecedented access to LDS Church archives, hundreds of hours in the nation's libraries and thousands if not millions of dollars spent on research, three Mormon historians believe they can put to rest the question of what prompted a southern Utah Mormon militia to slaughter 120 unarmed men, women and children at Mountain Meadows on Sept. 11 1857. Local Latter-day Saints' paranoia, poverty, miscommunication,...

2008-08-01 15:00:28

By Peggy Fletcher Stack, The Salt Lake Tribune Aug. 1--After six years of unprecedented access to LDS Church archives, hundreds of hours in the nation's libraries and thousands if not millions of dollars spent on research, three Mormon historians believe they can put to rest the question of what prompted a southern Utah Mormon militia to slaughter 120 unarmed men, women and children at Mountain Meadows on Sept. 11 1857. Local Latter-day Saints' paranoia, poverty, miscommunication,...

2005-10-06 09:10:46

By Laura Zuckerman REXBURG, Idaho (Reuters) - On a mild October day, disaster seems unlikely to strike this Mormon outpost in Idaho but that does not stop residents from preparing for the worst. In the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, many Americans have begun to ponder how they would cope with major disaster. But for many of Rexburg, Idaho's 22,000 residents -- roughly 90 percent of whom are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- the question of who...

2005-10-06 07:06:27

By Laura Zuckerman REXBURG, Idaho (Reuters) - On a mild October day, disaster seems unlikely to strike this Mormon outpost in Idaho but that does not stop residents from preparing for the worst. In the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, many Americans have begun to ponder how they would cope with major disaster. But for many of Rexburg, Idaho's 22,000 residents -- roughly 90 percent of whom are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- the question of who...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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